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Splitsville: Salomon Manriquez v1.1

"Splitsville" is a series of articles on the Nationals' prospects that we'll be doing throughout their minor league careers. In version one/chapter one (v1.1) of Salomon Manriquez - who had a career year in 2005 with the Potomac Nationals - we'll look how he did against the right-handed pitchers versus the southpaws, how he hit with runners in scoring position, and more.

Where Did His Offense Come From? Catcher Salomon Manriquez was signed by the Montreal Expos as an International free agent out of Venezuela and was entering his sixth minor league season in the organization in 2005. Prior to his stint with Potomac this past season, Manriquez entered the year hitting just .239 with 16 home runs in 981 career at-bats before doing his best Mike Piazza imitation at...

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